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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 28 People

    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I Am A Mix?

    I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and whenever I see someone faint or get knocked out I get this “whomph” feeling in my lower belly that is just so...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I Think I Have Munchausens

    I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of something that happened to me. Then it got worse, I started exaggerating the level of real symptoms to get sympathy from others. In...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Ugh the struggle of stairs. With my hyperventilation I feel like Hazel Grace when she makes it to the top of the Anna Frank in the Fault in Our Stars movie. Literally one flight...
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    I have a tilt table test and a head MRI scheduled for next week. They are trying to completely diagnose with POTS even though I have already been diagnosed. With my severe anxiety...
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    Hi When I was pregnant 5 years ago I had this urge for rubber, the smell and taste of it! All through my pregnancy I chewed on rubber bands, I then found it wasn't enough so I...
    Louloub1969 Louloub1969 41-45, F Jun 30

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    I just realized that I still have pica. I thought I was over it a long time ago, back in 5th grade. I thought I was done with the grass, the dirt, the sticks, the hair-sucking...
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    prettybum prettybum 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I don't know if this Aspergers or not. I don't know if I'm over reacting or I what. I have a friend I used to live with. She had to go home and plans were made for me to go back...
    Sakaratte Sakaratte 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I've always had really bad craving for sponge. I never eat it because my friend went to the hospital for exactly the same reasons, but I can stop the urge to eat it by smelling the...
    meganbxiley meganbxiley 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was about 9, and it apparently makes it difficult for me to socialize. While it is true that I have an extreme difficulty, if not total inability, to make...
    Varof Varof 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Well I had my first unplanned trip to the hospital on Saturday. Basically the heart murmur I have had for awhile finally did something bad and I ended up being wheeled into an...
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    marinagrace marinagrace 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    aarlert aarlert 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    LOL!! MUST READ!! Pica : is most common for 2-3 year olds but I'm 10 so I can't stop eating paper or my crazy loom bands! I've been biting my brothers arm sometimes I bit a little...
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    It's bad, real bad I think. It started two years ago when I walked home from school with my friend and we passed a construction sight with piles of dirt and rocks. There was this...
    BlackPaint0000 BlackPaint0000 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I went to the doctors today to check up on my lymes. Last Time I was in there they re tested me to make sure I had it we got the results today and it came back negative. But Iv...
    Megan2020 Megan2020 13-15, F Jun 26

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    I went to the doctors today to check up on my lymes. Last Time I was in there they re tested me to make sure I had it we got the results today and it came back negative. But Iv...
    Megan2020 Megan2020 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I have asbergers syndrome and I always feel like a outcast.I was bullied in middle school,because I had no friends.I had to get diagnosed 2 times,because teachers didn't believe...
    AuroraSunny AuroraSunny 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Not by proxy, just Munchausen. This is not diagnosed, but I have extremely strong suspicions that my mother has this disease. I cannot even begin to list the myriad of "illnesses...
    keroseneyes keroseneyes 26-30, F Jul 4

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    I am going to a geneticist on Thursday to be studied and diagnosed. All of my joints bend further than necessary. The worst pain of my life is when my SI joint and my C-1 and C-2...
    Soultryst Soultryst 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    randomtiger45 randomtiger45 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    My husband and I were in a motorcycle wreck in Feb. (2 days after our wedding in India). I'm interested in getting to know other people dealing with Compartment Syndrome, in hopes...
    JenniferLakhlani JenniferLakhlani 36-40, F Jul 13

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    tmoe1989 tmoe1989 22-25, F Jun 23

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